Operations Coordinator


Job Description:

Technical Recruitment Solutions

Oversee Production, QA of a small manufacturing site

Close-knit team with a great culture

Award-winning and growing business

The Company

Our client is a well-established Life Sciences company who supplies raw materials to pharmaceutical businesses across the globe. They are currently looking to appoint a Operations Coordinator to lead their Christchurch facility.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Operations and Quality, you will be responsible for managing all site operations, production and quality assurance of our client’s small manufacturing facility.

Your key responsibilities will include

Management of day-to-day production and logistics incl. the planning of all movements, stocktakes and loadouts

Assuming ultimate responsibility for all quality matters at site and ensuring compliance with all quality, regulatory and health and safety requirements

Identifying and implementing key continuous improvement projects

Providing support in the management of our client’s suppliers including occasional travel to their respective facilities

Assisting with production staff hiring, training, management, and retention

With our clients being a small manufacturing site, this is certainly not a role that will see you sit at your desk all day. Being part of a small and close-knit team, you will also be required to help out with hands-on production and operations tasks during busy times.

You, the Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic, smart, practical and positive thinking candidate that wants to make a real difference. With our clients growing at a significant rate, this role will suit candidates that enjoy working in a dynamic and changing environment. You will also be a team player with developed communication and interpersonal skills and a strong eye for detail as you will work closely with colleagues across the company.

To be considered, you will ideally possess the following attributes

A relevant tertiary qualification in science/technology or similar

Previous operations management experience ideally within the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food or similar industry

Previous operations management experience ideally within the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food or similar industry

Experience and knowledge of industry compliance requirements

Excellent leadership, communication and organisational qualities

Ability to deliver results within tight deadlines

Ability to occasionally travel to our client’s Auckland site and South Island based suppliers

In return

Science & Technical

Technical Recruitment Solutions

Posted on: 

August 19, 2021